Monthly Archives: April 2020
Rise to the Top of the Pool by Selling Your House Today
With the release of the latest Economic Pulse Flash Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), results show that people selling their houses today are holding strong on price. According to the most recent data, 74% of real estate agents noted that sellers are not dropping listing prices to attract more buyers. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at NAR, noted: “The housing market... Read More
April 2020 Market Month-to-Date
This graph and data can be daunting to view and interpret. Here is my summary: April 2020 (our current month) vs March 2020 (previous month.) 13 more houses for sale in Franklin and Delaware counties. This means that a negligible amount of new homes entered the market for sale. 154 fewer houses sold. This... Read More
Recession? Yes. Housing Crash? No.
With over 90% of Americans now under a shelter-in-place order, many experts are warning that the American economy is heading toward a recession, if it’s not in one already. What does that mean to the residential real estate market? What is a recession? According to the National Bureau of Economic Research: “A recession is a significant... Read More
Think This Is a Housing Crisis? Think Again.
With all of the unanswered questions caused by COVID-19 and the economic slowdown we’re experiencing across the country today, many are asking if the housing market is in trouble. For those who remember 2008, it’s logical to ask that question. Many of us experienced financial hardships, lost homes, and were out of work during the... Read More
Staging Tip of the Week!
If you have ever sold a home with me, you know that I have some tips and tricks THAT ARE LOW-COST HIGH RETURN solutions. One of my favorites is a product that will fresh wood trim, doors, floors, and virtually any natural wood surface in a house. It’s Howard’s Restor-A-Finish. You can find it at... Read More